Treasure Hunting The Restoration Of A Starrett Sliding Bevel Part 3 How To Sand Rust Off Your Tools
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Strategies to have more control while removing rust with abrasives One of the best ways to give you more control when sanding rust and to make sure you only engage the corroded areas is to back up the sandpaper with a hard and flat backing plate.
If you were to hold a piece of sandpaper or an abrasive pad with your fingers instead of a cork or rubber block while sanding, the paper would conform to the undulations of both the rusted surface and the bare steel around it, leaving many imperfections in the surface.
Also, hand held sandpaper will tend to round over precision milled corners and cutting edges.But if you use a flat and hard block of wood, plastic or steel and affix the sandpaper to it via pressure or adhesion, the sandpaper will erode only the high rusty ridges and skip over the uncontaminated surfaces.
Another possibility for controlled rust abrasion on flat and accurate surfaces is using diamond stones and pads.If you have a few spots that are pitted or raised points you try a Sandits - which is a sanding medium in the shape of a Q-tip.
This clever product allows you to work accurately on...